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To destroy or severely damage something - synonyms or related words

destroy

verb

to damage something so severely that it no longer exists or can never return to its normal state

ruin

verb

to destroy or severely damage something

devastate

verb

to seriously damage or completely destroy something

eat away

to gradually destroy something

rip apart

to destroy something completely

obliterate

verb

to destroy something completely

ravage

verb

to destroy something or damage it very badly

mutilate

verb

to damage something seriously, or to spoil it completely, especially by removing part of it

shatter

verb

to destroy or seriously damage something

smash/break/tear etc something to pieces

to break something into so many pieces that it is completely destroyed

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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